OBOR

India ‘open to suggestion’ on China’s OBOR if concerns are addressed

India ‘open to suggestion’ on China’s OBOR if concerns are addressed

India has said that it is open to any suggestion on OBOR if its sensitivities are taken into account.

Dec 15, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
CPEC trouble: Pakistan halts work on 3 road projects that China stopped funding

CPEC trouble: Pakistan halts work on 3 road projects that China stopped funding

Work on the road project will resume only after China hands over the money, a minister said.

Dec 12, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
China wants more control over CPEC, pushing Pakistan Army to take over: European think tank

China wants more control over CPEC, pushing Pakistan Army to take over: European think tank

Will Pakistan Army bow to Chinese pressure and take over? And will control stop with CPEC?

Dec 09, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
CPEC turns into challenge for China; entire One Belt One Road project could be at stake

CPEC turns into challenge for China; entire One Belt One Road project could be at stake

Any strains for CPEC are bound to have wide repercussions for China's attempts in other countries.

Dec 06, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Rift in romance? Here's why there's a lull in China-Pakistan CPEC affair

Rift in romance? Here's why there's a lull in China-Pakistan CPEC affair

Established in 2013, CPEC intends to fast-track growth of Pakistan's infrastructure through a number of measures. But all has not been well in recent weeks.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Roadblock in friendship? Pakistan 'stunned', as China stops funding for 3 CPEC projects, says report

Roadblock in friendship? Pakistan 'stunned', as China stops funding for 3 CPEC projects, says report

Was China's decision to stop funding for the three road projects retribution?

Dec 05, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
China quietly but relentlessly becoming global super power, says expert

China quietly but relentlessly becoming global super power, says expert

A report estimates that more than 64 nations could receive USD one trillion from China under the OBOR framework.

Nov 30, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
US lawmakers express concern over China's Belt and Road initiative

US lawmakers express concern over China's Belt and Road initiative

Though China has promoted the program as generous win-win assistance to its fellow developing nations, the OBOR seems motivated primarily by self-interest, Congressman Ted Yoho, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific said.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Here is a 10-point guide to understanding the rising fear of China.

Nov 17, 2017, 07:34 AM IST
APEC, NAFTA to OBOR: What these acronyms mean in trade diplomacy

APEC, NAFTA to OBOR: What these acronyms mean in trade diplomacy

As world leaders descend on the Vietnamese city of Danang this week for the APEC summit, the nomenclature of free trade -- NAFTA, TPP, RCEP and OBOR to name but a few -- will be in full flow.

Nov 10, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Belt and Road initiative does not involve territorial disputes: China

Belt and Road initiative does not involve territorial disputes: China

Belt and Road project includes China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Nov 08, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
China rejects reports of trouble plaguing its Belt and Road Initiative for trade

China rejects reports of trouble plaguing its Belt and Road Initiative for trade

China on Friday denied reports that its ambitious USD 50 billion economic corridor in Pakistan as well as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in a host of other countries were bogged down with problems.

Nov 03, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Here's one thing that China says it cannot export

Here's one thing that China says it cannot export

A Chinese state-run newspaper has conded that China does not have the capability to export a uniquly Chinese thing.

Oct 28, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Won't change stand on Kashmir; join OBOR: China to India

Won't change stand on Kashmir; join OBOR: China to India

China on Thursday said that BRI's goal is to promote connectivity between regional countries.

Oct 26, 2017, 19:51 PM IST
Pakistan defends CPEC, tells US it isn't conspiracy against India

Pakistan defends CPEC, tells US it isn't conspiracy against India

Speaking in Washington, Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said CPEC is only for economic prosperity, peace and stability.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
China-Pak have always stood by each other: Chinese vice premier

China-Pak have always stood by each other: Chinese vice premier

Wang is accompanying a high-level Chinese delegation and expected to sign a few bilateral agreements.

Aug 14, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

For Pakistanis, China `friendship` road runs one way

"There is no benefit for Pakistan. It`s all about expanding China`s growth," Pakistani businessman Murad Shah said, as he straightened a display of precious stones.

Aug 02, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj's strong stance on India-China stand-off: We're equipped to defend ourself

Sushma Swaraj's strong stance on India-China stand-off: We're equipped to defend ourself

Taking a strong stance on the current India-China standoff, the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj all countries agree with India's position on the border standoff with China at Dokalam in Bhutan

Jul 20, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
China's One Belt, One Road plan `will drive Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal towards bankruptcy`

China's One Belt, One Road plan `will drive Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal towards bankruptcy`

China is charging interest rates as high as 16 percent and above for funding made available for OBOR projects like the CPEC.

Jun 12, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
US revives New Silk Road, Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor to counter China's OBOR; India may play key role

US revives New Silk Road, Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor to counter China's OBOR; India may play key role

The US has revived two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia.

May 24, 2017, 17:36 PM IST